Crioulo, Upper GuineaPrint
206,000 in Guinea-Bissau (2006 World Factbook), increasing. Population total all countries: 483,400.
Widespread. Also in Gambia, Senegal, United States.
5 (Developing). De facto language of national identity.
Bafatá Creole, Bissau-Bolama Creole, Cacheu-Ziguinchor Creole. Lexical similarity: with Kabuverdianu [kea].
600,000 or more L2 users. Home, work, church, government. All ages. Few also use Portuguese [por].